Kashmir Indepth
Kashmir

Flower exhibition at Botanical Garden to give fillip to commercial floriculture: Advisor Khan

Srinagar, Aug 27 (KINS ) Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan said that a flower exhibition in the month of September at Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden in the summer capital, Srinagar, will give fillip to the commercial floriculture of Kashmir and facilitate progressive growers to showcase their products to the participants from other parts of the country.

Mr Khan made these remarks on Friday after visiting the Botanical Garden to review the arrangements which are being put in place for the upcoming Flower Exhibition. The two-day exhibition will be conducted in the month of September 2021.

Directing the officers to prepare a blue print for the exhibition, the Advisor asked the officers to have meticulous planning done for the event and everything should be in place as per the directions given in the regard.

He asked the department to rope in national and international media for the promotion of the event that would benefit the farmers.

The purpose of the show is to give fillip to the commercial floriculture of Kashmir and this will facilitate the progressive growers to showcase their products to the participants from other parts of the country too. The Advisor emphasized upon the need to give marketing exposure and opportunity to the growers and events like these are steps towards achieving such goals.

While passing on directions to the officers, the Advisor directed the department of Floriculture to dovetail the exhibition with some light musical Sufiana background that would add to the beautiful ambience of the garden. He also said that endeavor should be made to give an opportunity to maximum number of farmers for participation as this event is particularly a platform for their exposure.

The Advisor further said that efforts should be made to encourage the small residential garden holders too for adoption of commercial floriculture. He said that it will come up as a source of employment and would enhance the income of small and marginal farmers  who can earmark some part of land for commercial floriculture and for growing of valuable floriculture products like bulbs, decoration items, ornamental flowers etc.

Advisor also asked the officers to focus on sanitation of the garden and directed the officers to educate the visitors to follow the Covid protocols in letter and spirit.

Director Floriculture Kashmir gave a detailed overview of the upcoming exhibition and said that all arrangements are being given a final shape for the smooth conduct of the two-day exhibition.

He further said that the climate of Kashmir is the most ideal for growing various kinds of flowers and department is taking active steps to plant new and hybrid varieties.

 

Related posts

DC Srinagar reviews status of providing Online Public Services and integration with RAS platform

Zainab Hamdani

J&K gets 17 DNB and 22 Diploma seats in GMCs and District Hospitals.  

Ankit Sharma

Commissioner Secretary releases Annual Administration Report, Digest of Forest Statistics

Kashmir Indepth

Western Disturbance affecting Kashmir from this evening: MeT

Kashmir Indepth

‘Zero tolerance for corruption in JK’
Several Depts udder radar, ACB tightens noose around corrupt officials

Kashmir Indepth

Election department employees stage protest amid strike for fulfilling their demands 

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy